Brian Switek is a freelance science writer and amateur palaeontologist based out of Salt Lake City, Utah. Follow him @Laelaps.
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- Let's mourn the first mammal species lost due to climate change
- Velociraptor's dog-sized cousin with trademark sickle claws unearthed in Canada
- Yes, cockroaches have been joining us at suppertime for thousands of years
- Tail bone shows dinosaurs got tumours, too
- A short history of the biggest dinosaurs of all time
- Are falcons stashing live birds in rocky prisons to snack on them later?
- Huge shell once worn by an armoured Ice Age beast dug up in Argentina
- New study reveals how ancient sea dragons swam
- Prehistoric 'white whale' named after Moby Dick